HLS students are actively raising awareness of and providing support to Afghan evacuees living at Camp Atterbury, a military training base for the Indiana National Guard. At its peak, over 7000 Afghans lived in Camp Atterbury while waiting for resettlement across the country. Under the leadership of Abbey Krulik, Sophie Langfitt, and Leah Heneveld, students… Read more »
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 181: To stay competitive, US should focus on fundamentals
The United States emerged in the 20th century as the world’s most powerful and competitive nation. Our economy, our technology and our political system became the envy of all others. But in recent years, many observers have claimed that America is losing its edge.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 180: US-China relationship is tremendous challenge
The rise of China is the most formidable challenge that American foreign policy faces. With its population of nearly 1.5 billion people and its rapid growth, China has transformed itself into an economic and political powerhouse.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 179: Terrorism has changed but Remains a Threat
Twenty years ago, the United States was intently focused on terrorism. The 9/11 attacks had killed 3,000 Americans and profoundly shaken our national sense of safety and security. President George W. Bush declared we were fighting a “war on terror” and vowed we would defeat terrorist organizations. Since then, we have taken important steps to… Read more »
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 178: We should act to head off a water crisis
The world is approaching a water crisis that will impact the lives of several billion people, according to the World Meteorological Organization. We can’t solve this crisis easily, but there are many things we should do.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 177: Global water crisis affects us all
Here in the United States, we have grown accustomed to thinking we will always have access to plentiful, clean water. We just assume we can turn on the tap and get all the water we need.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 176: Religion Plays an Important Role in Public Life
The question of what role religion should play in American public life is difficult and controversial. It produces a lot of heated debate and no easy answers.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 175: Intensity of change challenges US leadership
I am often asked how the world has changed since I got involved in politics. If I were to try to answer the question with one word, the word would be intensity. Everything, it seems, has become more intense.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 174: What it means to be an American
What does it mean to be an American? I suspect each of us would answer this question in our own way, depending on our experiences. But there are features of the American identity, certain qualities of what it means to be an American that many of us hold in common.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy 173: Indispensable figures show sweep of US history
You can get a sense of the sweep of American politics and history by identifying a few of the indispensable men in our country’s history.
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